Current Season

Prometheus Symphony Orchestra
2018-2019 Concert Series
Celebrating 54 Years of Music Making

See “Previous Concerts” for 2013-2018 Concert Information

We are happy to offer free, Sunday afternoon concerts to further Prometheus’ primary mission of bringing classical music to members of our community, including those who may not otherwise be able to attend a live symphony concert. Families with children are always welcome and the facility is wheelchair accessible. There is no admission fee for our concerts but donations are gratefully accepted. 

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
114 Montecito Avenue, Oakland ·
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2018-19  Season

First Concert: Sunday, September 30, 2018 –
Georges Bizet · Symphony in C
Johannes Brahms · Variations on a Theme of Haydn, Op 56a
George Walker · Lyric for Strings

Second Concert: Sunday, November 18, 2018 
 Florence Price*  · The Oak (mp3)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Symphony No. 38 in D Major “Prague”  Mvt-1 Mvt-II  Mvt-III
Joaquin Rodrígo · Concierto de Aranjuez  Mvt-I  Mvt-II  Mvt-III
    Jaume Torrent, Guitar soloist  

*The performance of the Price is part of Prometheus Symphony Orchestra’s Women Composers series,
which seeks to promote discovery of new favorites in classical music.

Third Concert: Sunday, January 27, 2019 
Anton Bruckner • Symphony No. 1 in C Minor (
I-Allegro; II-AndagioIII-ScherzoIV-Finale)
Sergei Prokofiev  •  Sinfonia concertante in E Minor, Opus 125  (I-Andante II-Allegro giusto; III-Andante con moto)
Jacob Reed, cello
Co-Winner – Felix Khuner Young Artist Concerto Competition

Fourth Concert: Sunday, March 24, 2019 –
Dmitri Shostakovich · Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op.54
Richard Wagner • Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod
      Raeeka Shehabi-Yaghmai, Soprano soloist

Fifth Concert: Sunday, May 19, 2019
Hector Berlioz · Overture to ‘Le Corsaire’ 
Johannes Brahms · Symphony No 2 in D Major , Op. 73
Pyotr Tchaikovsky · Variations on a Rococo Theme
Sarah Chong, cellist
2018-19 Khuner Young Artist Concerto Competition



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